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Title still from Sundays in the Valley of Mexico, via Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive.

Identifier:

  • 1415 (Source: Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive)

Date produced: 1942

Filmmaker(s):

Ralph E. Gray

Languages:

English

Length:

11m 01s

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Awards/Recognition:

Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive list of titled amateur films

Description:

"A colorful travelogue of modern, urban life in Mexico City. "Shows scenes typical of modern Mexico, such as the tall buildings and wide boulevards of Mexico City. The canal leading to Xochimilco, with its fruit- and flower-laden boats, is pictured. Then describes a festival held in honor of the Vice President of the United States, Henry Wallace, when he visited Mexico City. It includes a bullfight and a parade of Mexican beauties. Ends with a pageant of old and new Mexican dances" (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 19)" Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive.

Resources:

Produced for the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

Locations:

  • Mexico City, Mexico (Filming)
  • San Juan Teotihuacán, Mexico (Filming)
  • Lake Xochimilco, Mexico (Filming)
  • Xochimilco, Mexico (Filming)

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